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FIFA The Best: Van Dijk, Ronaldo nominated

Liverpool defender poet van Dijk and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo square measure among the nominees for FIFA's the most effective award for 2019, together with Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Liverpool's Mohamed salaat, organisers have proclaimed.

Premier League Player of the Year Van Dijk won the Champions League with metropolis last season, similarly as finishing runner up within the UEFA Nations League with The Netherlands.Ronaldo -- WHO won the award in 2016 and 2017 -- helped Juve to the Serie A title in his initial season at the club, finishing the season with twenty one league goals. However, the five-time Ballon d'Or winner was unable to say Champions League glory for a fourth consecutive campaign, exiting the competition within the quarterfinals against Ajax.

Messi guided metropolis to the La Liga title in his initial season as captain at Camp Nou, however conjointly fell short within the Champions League, because the Catalan aspect fell to a 4-3 combination defeat to metropolis within the semifinals.

FIFA's the most effective award is that the governing body's annual recognition of the most effective player of the previous season, antecedently referred to as the FIFA World Player of the Year award till it had been renamed the FIFA Ballon d'Or in 2010 and therefore the Best in 2016.

Real capital of Spain midfielder Luka Modric, WHO won the award last year, has not been nominative.

Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp has been nominative for coach of the year aboard Manchester City's life Guadiola, Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino and 7 others.

Women's World Cup winner Megan Rapinoe has been nominative for the women's prize for best player, having won the Women's World Cup Golden Boot with six goals. Brazil's Marta -- WHO took home her sixth world player of the year award last year -- has conjointly been nominative.

USWNT coach Jill Ellis is among the nominees for the women's prize for best coach when winning the Women's World Cup in France earlier this month. England women's team coach Phil Neville is additionally up for the award when the Lionesses created the match of the competition, losing to the ultimate winners.

Last year's women's Coach of the Year, former Lyon manager Reynald Pedros, has once more been nominative for the award, having won the Champions League for a second time with the French aspect.

Public vote for the awards is open via the FIFA web site. Votes is solid till Aug. 9.

The Best awards are going to be persisted Sept. twenty three at the Teatro alla Scala in Milano, Italy.

The Best FIFA Men's Player nominations

Cristiano Ronaldo, Frenkie de Jong, Matthijs de Ligt, Harry Kane, Eden Hazard, Sadio Mane, Kylian Mbappe, Lionel Messi, Mohamed Salah, Virgil van Dijk.

The Best FIFA Women's Player nominations

Lucy Bronze, Julie Ertz, Caroline Graham Hansen, Ada Hegerberg, Amandine Henry, Sam Kerr, Vivianne Miedema, Rose Lavelle, Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, Wendie Renard, Ellen White.

The Best FIFA Men's Coach nominations

Djamel Belmadi, Didier Deschamps, Marcelo Gallardo, Ricardo Gareca, Pep Guardiola, Jurgen Klopp, Mauricio Pochettino, Fernando Santos, Erik ten Hag, Tite.

The Best FIFA Women's Coach nominations

Milena Bertolini, Jill Ellis, Peter Gerhardsson, Futoshi Ikeda, Antonia Is, Montemurro, Phil Neville, Reynald Pedros, Paul Riley, Sarina Wiegman.

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